Survivor Benefits, WEP, Estate Tax, DAFs, and QLACs: Q&A #2203

January 15, 2022

Survivor Benefits, WEP, Estate Tax, DAFs, and QLACs: Q&A #2203

Jim and Chris discuss questions pertaining to Social Security survivor benefits, WEP, estate tax, donor advised funds (DAFs), and QLACs. (7:00) A Washington listener asks about how to claim a Social Security survivor benefit. (12:45) A Missouri listener looks for advice on determining the effects WEP will have on her and her husbands Social Security benefits. (24:45) George from California looks...

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Social Security, WEP, TSPs, Roth Conversions, Special Needs Trusts, and RMDs: Q&A #2133

August 14, 2021

Social Security, WEP, TSPs, Roth Conversions, Special Needs Trusts, and RMDs: Q&A #2133

Jim and Chris sit down to answer listener questions about Social Security, WEP, TSPs, Roth Conversions, Special Needs Trusts, and RMDs. (3:00) A Mainer would like to know if they can claim Social Security benefits retroactively. (10:00) A listener from Washington wants clarification on how the Windfall Elimination Provision (WEP) will affect their Social Security benefit. (16:30) Another...

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Social Security, Roth Conversion Taxes, and Beneficiaries: Q&A #2131

July 31, 2021

Social Security, Roth Conversion Taxes, and Beneficiaries: Q&A #2131

Jim and Chris sit down to answer listeners questions relating to Social Security, Roth conversion taxes, and naming beneficiaries on IRAs and 401(k)’s. (4:30) A Kentucky listener looks for clarification on claiming Social Security survivor benefits prior to collecting their own retirement benefit. (12:15) A Floridian asks about the idea of claiming Social Security early to collect a...

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Social Security, WEP, 401(k) Rollovers, and Roth Conversions: Q&A #2034

August 22, 2020

Social Security, WEP, 401(k) Rollovers, and Roth Conversions: Q&A #2034

Jim and Chris discuss listeners’ questions regarding Social Security, WEP (Windfall Elimination Provision), 401k rollovers, and Roth Conversions. (Intro) Jim and Chris begin by discussing financial advice given by a popular radio broadcaster. Both Jim and Chris felt as though the advice provided by this popular broadcaster fell short in its accuracy and was too generalized in its approach...

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Self-Directed IRA, WEP and SS, Bucketing – QA #1925

June 29, 2019

Self-Directed IRA, WEP and SS, Bucketing – QA #1925

Welcome to another week of Q&As! This week Jim and Chris respond to a listener from Hawaii wonder what a Self-Directed IRA (or 401k) is and if there are any benefits over a Custodial IRA. Then they review how WEP can impact Social Security Benefit calculations for a Virginia listener, and give advice to a young Financial Planner that is new to the industry and unsure what to do when a client...

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